Kalasin man arrested over hotel room robbery in Phuket

PUBLISHED ON THU, SEP 14, 2017 6:17 PM

Kalasin man arrested over hotel room robbery

 

"He first tried to access into the hotel by showing the keycard to the front office staff but they denied access to him."

 

By Nattha Thepbamrung and Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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Patong police have arrested 28 year old Aekkapan Ketna from Kalasin province (north east Thailand) yesterday (September 13) after he stole a room keycard from 50 year old Australian Donna Lee and used it to sneak in and steal valuables from her hotel room on Patong’s beach front.

 

Her keycard was stolen on Patong Beach while she was swimming in Patong Bay yesterday. He first tried to access into the hotel by showing the keycard to the front office staff but they denied access to him.

 

Full story: https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/kalasin-man-arrested-hotel-room-robbery

 

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